The Possible Canine’s Blog

Orange Veggie Differential

Orange Veggie Differential

Good day readers - I'm just dropping in quickly today to offer you a little information, something I had promised for a while, but seems extra important now we are launching the Home Cooking Tutorial in March.  It's a little series on some foods we home feeders use...

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Update on my Injury/Return to Work

Hello readers, this will be a very short post as I am typing lying down and that is one slow process. Many, but not all of you follow my Page and/or Timeline on Facebook, and are aware I suffered an excruciating back injury two weeks ago, that resulted first in...

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Top Twelve Herbs for Dogs – Updated

Top Twelve Herbs for Dogs – Updated

As I sit down to write this, it is the day we set our clocks forward "for spring" and I am gazing out my ground floor window at snow that comes higher than my ledge, and more coming down. It is hardly springtime in my part of the world - yet! but I am thinking ahead...

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Astragalus

Astragalus

Astragalus  (Astragalus membranaceus) Family: Fabaceae (legume family) Part used: root The roots are harvested from three- or four-year-old plants for maximum potency and sliced thinly. Once dry, they look like cream-colored tongue depressors. Also available in...

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Herbal Support for Smoke Exposure

Herbal Support for Smoke Exposure

With all the fires raging across California, and smoke thick over the whole area but also moving Eastward across the continent, the herbal world is filled with ideas to support humans exposed to the bad air...but what about our animals? I'd like to address every...

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The Spotlight Series…Vitamin D

Hello readers, and first let me say how amazed and delighted I am by the number of people registered already, for the Home Cooking Tutorial! I knew there was a need, but still - I've had a very enthusiastic response, just a few days in. I've known for some time that...

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What I’m Feeding Danny

What I’m Feeding Danny

This started off as part of an exercise for the Cancer Tutorial, and as it grew I decided to share it with a  wider audience. One of the things I am most adamant about is ensuring that home prepared diets meet all nutrient requirements - fatty and amino acids,...

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Energetics 101

Energetics 101

This is one of those "by request" posts - since the whole topic of energetics has been tossed around so much lately in the natural health world, and there is a bit of popular confusion, I hope to be able to help sort some of it out. Plus, it's a favorite topic of...

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Chamomile – much more than tea!

Chamomile – much more than tea!

Chamomile (Matricaria recutita, Chamaemelum nobile) Family: Asteraceae Parts Used: Flowers, fresh or dried Actions: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, relaxing nervine, carminative, stomachic, antiemetic, vulnerary, diaphoretic, mild antimicrobial, aromatic, bitter...

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Spicy Chaga-pumpkin cookies

Spicy Chaga-pumpkin cookies

Yesterday, in the spirit of all the cool recipes I plan to share in the tutorial, I whipped up a batch of a fall favorite here - spicy chaga-pumpkin cookies, with a little extra immune boosting kick thrown in as we head into the colder weather. These cookies, like...

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Do the Math Monday

Do the Math Monday

A little offering from me (and this may well be the shortest blog entry ever, in the history of The Possible Canine) over at the Facebook Page (which  you can access here):  https://www.facebook.com/ThePossibleCanine/ What we'll do, every Monday, is look at nutrient...

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Five Things Friday

Five Things Friday

This new feature will consist of five random things I want to share with readers, every Friday. They might pertain to a specific nutrient, to a food, a health condition, an individual herb, a method of herbal preparation, or even a quick recipe. I've been inspired to...

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Frozen Dog Treats Part Two – Savoury!

Frozen Dog Treats Part Two – Savoury!

So, it's the weekend and I am having a little fun with recipes - a thread on my Facebook group convinced me to develop more frozen treats for the warm summer months, and since not all dogs love fruit, I thought I'd do a few savoury, but still very healthy versions....

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Frozen Herbal Dog Treats –  Part One

Frozen Herbal Dog Treats – Part One

Every summer, a  few frozen treat recipes start to appear around the internet,  usually yogurt based, with additions like sardines and salmon and blueberries - all good stuff. I  started to wonder if I might not concoct a few such treats myself, maybe with a  twist...

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Three Old Dogs

Three Old Dogs

So, last week on my Facebook Page, I asked readers a simple question: who here has a senior dog? And the response was overwhelming. I suspect that thread might just be the liveliest one in the history of my Page. Seems a lot of people have senior dogs, and are...

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Midsummer Sale on Nutrition Courses

Midsummer Sale on Nutrition Courses

Hello, all! I am posting today to share a flash sale with my readers - I generally try to do two sales per year, one approximately around each of the Solstices. A bit late this summer, but here we go. From today until Friday June 30, the following (major) discounts...

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The Possible Canine’s Blog

Orange Veggie Differential

Orange Veggie Differential

Good day readers - I'm just dropping in quickly today to offer you a little information, something I had promised for a while, but seems extra important now we are launching the Home Cooking Tutorial in March.  It's a little series on some foods we home feeders use...

read more

Update on my Injury/Return to Work

Hello readers, this will be a very short post as I am typing lying down and that is one slow process. Many, but not all of you follow my Page and/or Timeline on Facebook, and are aware I suffered an excruciating back injury two weeks ago, that resulted first in...

read more
Top Twelve Herbs for Dogs – Updated

Top Twelve Herbs for Dogs – Updated

As I sit down to write this, it is the day we set our clocks forward "for spring" and I am gazing out my ground floor window at snow that comes higher than my ledge, and more coming down. It is hardly springtime in my part of the world - yet! but I am thinking ahead...

read more
Astragalus

Astragalus

Astragalus  (Astragalus membranaceus) Family: Fabaceae (legume family) Part used: root The roots are harvested from three- or four-year-old plants for maximum potency and sliced thinly. Once dry, they look like cream-colored tongue depressors. Also available in...

read more
Herbal Support for Smoke Exposure

Herbal Support for Smoke Exposure

With all the fires raging across California, and smoke thick over the whole area but also moving Eastward across the continent, the herbal world is filled with ideas to support humans exposed to the bad air...but what about our animals? I'd like to address every...

read more

The Spotlight Series…Vitamin D

Hello readers, and first let me say how amazed and delighted I am by the number of people registered already, for the Home Cooking Tutorial! I knew there was a need, but still - I've had a very enthusiastic response, just a few days in. I've known for some time that...

read more
What I’m Feeding Danny

What I’m Feeding Danny

This started off as part of an exercise for the Cancer Tutorial, and as it grew I decided to share it with a  wider audience. One of the things I am most adamant about is ensuring that home prepared diets meet all nutrient requirements - fatty and amino acids,...

read more